Careers at VEC

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At Vermont Electric Cooperative (VEC), we do important work. We deliver essential services that touch people’s lives and allow communities to thrive. We provide safe, affordable, and reliable energy services to over 32,000 members throughout Northern Vermont. We are a not-for-profit organization owned by the members we serve.

The energy landscape in Vermont is changing rapidly, and employees play a critical role in helping to shape, guide, and adapt to an ever-changing future of energy consumption and usage. It takes many people with different skills to deliver energy services in all the ways our members expect. Perhaps your skills, passion, and experience are a fit for our organization. We encourage you to check out our career postings and/or subscribe to receive alerts for future postings.

At VEC, we are on a culture journey. We are intentional about creating a work environment where everyone has the chance to voice their opinions. We know that having different perspectives makes us safer, stronger, and more innovative. We believe that supporting diversity and inclusion is an active process that requires continuous commitment in order to promote healthy people, healthy communities, and future success. We believe that leadership can exist at all levels within the organization, and we encourage leadership and technical skill development for all employees. VEC values a highly functioning team environment where everyone has the opportunity to make a positive impact.

We rely on a thorough recruitment process to identify and hire candidates. We look for hard-working, team-oriented individuals who will add value to the organization. Our process could include multiple interviews and interactions with many employees throughout the company.

VEC is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. VEC encourages applicants to voluntarily self-identify as part of the application process. EEO is the law.  Please see more information here.

Vermont has passed a pay transparency law that prohibits employers from inquiring about a prospective employee’s current or past compensation.  Please see a summary of this law here

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In addition to offering competitive salaries, VEC offers a robust benefits package that includes:

  • Comprehensive health insurance plan including medical, dental, vision, and HSA/HRA options
  • Life Insurance
  • Short-term disability and long-term disability Insurance
  • 401K retirement plans with company match 
  • Generous paid leave time
  • An award winning Wellness Program that includes $200 wellness reimbursement
  • VOSHA certified safety program
  • Fun employee events and activities
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Access to an electric vehicle (EV) charging station

Need help applying? VEC is committed to helping individuals with disabilities participate in the workforce and ensuring equal opportunity to apply and compete for jobs. If you need an accommodation to apply for positions at VEC, email us at [email protected] or contact us at 802-635-2331.